Richard J. Arsenault

Richard J. Arsenault

  • Elder Law, Maritime, Medical Malpractice...
  • Colorado, DC, Louisiana, Texas
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Education
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
J.D. (1980)
State University of New York - Stony Brook
B.A. (1977)
Publications
Articles & Publications
Defendants Shop for Favorable Maritime Forums
Maritime Law Reporter
Maritime Gaming & Available Tort Remedies
Maritime Law Reporter
McDermott International, Inc. v. Wilander: The Supreme Court Casts Aside the Navigation Function Requirement
Maritime Law Reporter
Pre-Certification Discovery: A User’s Guide
Tulane Law Review
Mass Torts and Class Action Settlements
Trial Magazine
Duty to Find and Prepare a Knowledgeable Corporate Representative
Louisiana Bar Journal
Hanks v. Entergy Corp. —The Supreme Court Provides Some Clarity But Leaves A Big Question Unanswered
Louisiana Advocates
Knowledge is Power: A Practical Proposal to Protect Putative Class Members from Improper Pre-Certification Communication
Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 2
The (Un)Availability of Act of God and Force Majeure Affirmative Defenses After Rita Katrina
Louisiana Advocates
Gathering Ditgital Data
Trial Magazine
Using Conflicts Principles to Obtain Punitive Damages in Louisiana Court
Louisiana Advocates
Daubert-Lite, Daubert’s Role, If Any, at Class Certification Hearings
Louisiana Bar Journal
Class Action Settlement of Future Claims
Limitation of Vessel Owner's Liability; Inapplicability to Non-Shipowners
Currents International Trade Law Journal, South Texas College of Law
Maritime Forum Non Conveniens; La.Code Civ.P. art.123 vs. 46 U.S.C. App. §688(b)
Louisiana Advocates
Removal Under the Jones Act, OCSLA and the GML
Louisiana Advocates
Floating Casinos Beware; Maritime Rule Governs Dram Shop Liability
Louisiana Advocates
Who Enjoys the Benefits of the Limitation of Vessel Owner’s Liability Act?
Louisiana Advocates
Vendetto v. Sonat; Louisiana Supreme Court Addresses Jones Act Standards
Louisiana Advocates
Restoring the Injured Party v. Sales Tax Recovery
Louisiana Advocates
The Louisiana Supreme Court Addresses Seaman’s Status - Perils of the Sea Standard
Louisiana Advocates
Maritime Personal Injury Venue
Louisiana Advocates
Judicial Gatekeeping of Experts; Kumho Tire Co., Ltd. v. Carmichael
Louisiana Advocates
Does Daubert Apply to Non-Scientific Experts?
Louisiana Advocates
Driving While Intoxicated; A Formula for Punitive Damages
Louisiana Advocates
Recovery Under the Death on High Seas Act
San Francisco Trial Lawyer
Does Payment of Workers' Compensation Benefits Interrupt Prescriptive Periods for Maritime Claims?
Louisiana Advocates
Brown Water Vessel Status
Louisiana Advocates
Venue; Where Can Jones Act Claims be Brought?
Louisiana Advocates
Hunting Season: Remedies Available to Camp/Club Employees
Louisiana Advocates
Demystifying MIST (Minor Impact; Soft Tissue) Claims
Louisiana Advocates
U.M. vs. Worker's Compensation; Who Pays?
Louisiana Advocates
Maritime Personal Injury - Recovery Under the Death on the High Seas Act
Louisiana Advocates
Mitigating Weaknesses at Trial
Trial Magazine
Special Purpose Vessels Under Attack
Maritime Law Reporter
Has the Traditional Mariner Been Forgotten?
Trial Magazine
Seaman Status: Aid in Navigation Test Rejected
Louisiana Bar Journal
Seaman Status: Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Get Back Into The Water
Louisiana Bar Journal
Seaman v. Harbor Worker; What Test Applies to Determine Status
Louisiana Bar Journal
Seaman's Status Continues its Voyage Through Unchartered Brown Water Applications Using Barrett vs. Chevron To Set Its Course
Tulane Maritime Law Review, The Maritime Lawyer
Seaman's Status Takes an Unexpected Tack
Maritime Law Reporter
Offshore Platform Workers: Remedies Available and Recent Developments in Defenses
Louisiana Bar Journal
WMATA v. Johnson; LHWCA Tort Immunity Reconsidered
The Forum
Offshore Platform Workers: Remedies Available and Recent Developments in Defenses
Trial Magazine
Longshoreman and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Tort Immunity Challenge
Trial Lawyers Forum
Tort Immunity Under the Longshoreman Harbor Workers Compensation Act
Louisiana Bar Journal
Maritime Personal Injury on Foreign Waters
Trial Magazine
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority v. Johnson: The Sudden Rise and Fall of General Contractor Tort Immunity Under the LHWCA
The Maritime Lawyer
Jones & McLaughlin v. Pfeiffer: No More Than Necessary
The Louisiana Bar Journal
Johnson v. Penrod Evidence of Inflation Admissible
Louisiana Bar Journal
Remedies Available to Seamen Part III The Jones Act
The Arkansas Bar Association Journal
Foremost Insurance Co. v. Richardson: Admiralty Jurisdiction Extended to Pleasure Craft Collisions
The Forum
Remedies Available to Seamen Part II Unseaworthiness
The Arkansas Bar Association Journal
A Postscript
The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, The ATLA Docket
An Analytical Starting Point: The Elusive Determination of Seaman's Status
The Forum
Bringing Pleasure Boat Accidents Under the Forum
Trial Magazine
The General Maritime Law Counterpart to Worker's Compensation: Maintenance, Cure and Wages
The Forum (Texas Trial Lawyers Publication)
Recognizing and Developing the Brownwater Seaman's Remedies
The Federal Bar News
Problems Associated with Fixed Platform Maritime Personal Injury Claims
The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, The ATLA Docket
Remedies Available to Seamen Part I Maintenance, Cure and Wages
The Arkansas Bar Association Journal
The Maritime Consortium Action: Moragne Through Cruz",
The Journal of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
A Primer on Remedies Available to the Offshore Oil Worker
Trial Magazine
Maintenance, Cure and Wages: General Principles and Recent Developments
Voir Dire
Maritime Personal Injuries: Developing the Offshore Platform Worker's Claim
Voir Dire
Maritime Personal Injury: Developing the Seaman's Claim
Voir Dire
Johnson v. Penrod: Years of Tradition Unhampered by Progress
Louisiana Bar Journal
Awards
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Achieved the highest possible rating
Super Lawyer
Louisiana Super Lawyers
Only 5% of attorneys statewide receive this award.
Named One of the Nation's Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
Best in the U.S.
Nation's Top Verdicts
National Law Journal
Recognized for having one for securing a $21 million personal injury verdict for the victim of a plant explosion, one of the largest in the nation.
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Louisiana Judicial College
Guest Lecturer
Current
Federal Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference
Guest Lecturer
Current
LSU Trial Advocacy Training Program
Faculty Member
Current
Alexandria Bar Association
Member/ Former President
Current
Crossroads Chapter of the American Inns of Court
Member/ Former President
Current
Paul M. Hebert Law Center National Alumni Board
Board Member/ Vice President
Current
Paul M. Hebert Law Center Chancellor's Counci
Member
Current
Professional Assessment Committee Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
Current
Texas Bar Association
Member
- Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Colorado Bar Association
Member
- Current
Southern Trial Lawyers Association,
Board of Governors Member
- Current
Louisiana Bar Association
Member
- Current
Guest Lecturer
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Maritime and Auto Tort Column for the Louisiana Advocates (Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Monthly Publication)
Editor
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Maritime Law Reporter
Editorial Board Member
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Louisiana Bar Journal
Editor of Louisiana Bar Journal, Recent Developments for the Section on Insurance, Negligence, Workers' Compensation and Admiralty Law
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Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU
Guest Lecturer
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Seventeenth Post Graduate Summer School for Lawyers at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center a LSU
Faculty Member
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American Trial Lawyers Association Admiralty Newsletter
Co-Editor
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The Forum
Editorial Board Member
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Louisiana Bar Association Section on Insurance, Negligence, Compensation and Admiralty Law
Chair
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Northwestern State University
Faculty Member
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Alexandria Bar Association Publication
Editor
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Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association's President's Advisory Committee
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
DC
Louisiana
Texas
5th Circuit
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    No recovery/ No Fee or Costs
Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Mass Torts/Complex Litigation
  • Public Benefits
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
NBALawFirm
Blog
NBALawBlog
Contact & Map
2220 Bonaventure Court
Alexandria, LA 71301
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 256-1050
Toll-Free: (800) 256-1050
Fax: (318) 561-2591